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Re: webmin replacement?

On Monday 20 August 2007 16:27, michael@estone.ca wrote:
> Quoting Sam <transiency@transiency.org>:
> > Hash: SHA1
> >
> > Hi Mike,
> > I just grab the .deb from the webmin site and use dpkg -i to install it.
> Thanks! I will try that.
> Do you ever worry about security updates and such?
> or do you just keep a close eye on the webmin site and upgrade
> according to their releases?
> I have all the .debs from sarge (version 1.18) and I only use parts of
> it. The small parts I use work great, but I worry that a security hole
> may pop up and I won't notice until its too late.

That's the big thing with webmin: security problems occur fairly
often and are quickly exploited.  We check for webmin updates daily.
If you're using webmin 1.18 on a system that's accessible from the
internet then I'd be very surprised if your system isn't rooted.

--Mike Bird

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